I’ve mentioned before that there is a sign maker shop on the highway I drive on every day and every few weeks he has a new sign out front with new a pun or joke on it. Some of you here helped me “get” one of the signs a while back. Well, I have another one. Like I said, I drive by it every day twice and it still has me baffled. It says:
Why doesn’t Guns n Roses have gigs when it snows? Because Axl Rose.
Maybe it really doesn’t make any sense at all, but seems like maybe it could, so you are thinking about that sign and their sign shop all day. Maybe tomorrow you even go in the store to ask them about it, and while you are there you make an impulse purchase of a few dozen SANTOS 2024 signs.
So I went past the sign again this morning. Either I have misread it over 20 times or it has been corrected. I sure hope it was corrected and not me! Today it says, “Because Axl Froze”. Still not funny.
Years ago, I got in the habit/obligation of writing something witty on the blackboard at my local bar every day. You’re bound to hit a wrong note now and then. Have a little sympathy for the sign writer.
I’m not upset at the sign writer. Of course everyone makes mistakes. It just took me aback yesterday morning when I suddenly saw the word “froze” in place of “rose”. I felt like I was in the Twilight Zone for a split second!